What does a Java Developer do?

As a Java Developer you will work at a Startup focused on the creation of a variety of web applications ('apps') to go to market and to fill existing customer orders. You will work as part of a software development team and be responsible for designing, implementing and maintaining Java applications.

You could be an ideal candidate if you have a bachelor's degree in computer science with a professional IT certification. You need to have expert level Java programming along with experience in database management and computer architecture. You should have experience working effectively on software development teams ensuring tight deadlines are met.

  • Work as part of a software development team
  • Write code per app specifications
  • Test to ensure designs are in compliance with specifications
  • Analyze user requirements to determine how to translate into Java
  • Debug and resolving technical issues
  • Make recommendations to existing job infrastructure
  • Continually engage in professional development
  • Develop documentation to track
  • Professional IT Certification, preferred
  • 1-3 years of experience developing apps
  • Expert level in Java programming
  • Experience in database management
  • Experience in Computer architecture
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a software development team on tight deadlines
  • Experienced in developing web applications (apps)
  • Previous experience working at a Startup
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.8 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.8 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

Java Developer Salaries

Average Base Pay

₹4,67,227 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: ₹5L
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Java Developer Career Path

Learn how to become a Java Developer, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

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Java Developer Insights

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Lead Java Developer
16 Jun 2020

“This I didn't faced here and I hiring team is quiet responsive proactive and helping.”

Stowe Research Intl
Full Stack Java Developer
27 Jan 2021

“I wasted 4 years of my life with 30k a month and no growth and career progression”

Publicis SapientPublicis Sapient
Senior Java Developer
5 Sep 2021

“Java developers’ profile is very well defined with career growth prospects in Publicis Sapient.”

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Senior Java Developer/Lead
6 Sep 2021

“Java developers’ profile is very well defined with career growth prospects in Publicis Sapient.”

Senior Java Developer
11 Oct 2021

“It was good to work with a good tech stack and can see the result of the work quickly.”

Java Engineer
24 Jan 2021

“About the work from home: this is great and was allowed and encouraged from day 1 of the pandemic.”

Infoway SoftwareInfoway Software
Senior Java/J2EE Developer
29 Dec 2021

“My tenure as Senior Engineer was great and I had an opportunity to work with a Financial client.”

Java Full Stack Developer
26 Sep 2021

“4. Conducting good interacting sessions and you will get rewards apart from regular pay.”

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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of a java developer

When working as a java developer, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Java Spring, Frameworks, NoSQL, Restful APIS and Spring BOOT.

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  • Software Developer
  • Front End Engineer
  • Web Developer

The most common qualifications to become a java developer is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.